Daily Archive: February 22, 2012

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Something other than all abortion all the time.

James Hanley comments that Christians have become (relatively) comfortable with teen birth (and I think he is right), it’s another classic case of Christians adapting their religion to their culture, rather than having any...

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Stolen Valor, Birth Control, Gay Marriage, and Abortion

While driving home from work today, I learned that 2005’s Stolen Valor Act was being challenged in front of the Supreme Court. If you aren’t familiar with it and you don’t feel like clicking on...

33

The Lessons of 1984

The primary lesson of George Orwell’s 1984 is that [my political opponents] are truly totalitarian in intent. The entire culture of [my political opponents] revolves around doublethink, such as [insert reference to something that...

24

A Quick Observation

We’ve had two really interesting comment threads today on abortion-related posts written by Will Truman and myself. I remarked, as did commenter Chris, that both have been remarkably civil. Both posts were lengthy and...

6

Another from Edmond Rostand

Rostand’s second poem from Les Musardises, entitled “The Bedroom.” For my English translation I chose rhymed couplets, though I admit with BlaiseP that there’s a procrustean quality to some of them. Incidentally, the author...

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Is The Republican Primary George McGovern’s Fault?

Weekly Standard‘s Jay Cost is bemoaning the dissolution of the old, pre-McGovern system of Party organization, when both Parties, were run by a hierarchical network of wise men and power brokers. Ever since the...

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Follow The League on Twitter or Facebook

I’ve set up a Twitter account that should tweet out every post across the League as they’re published, including all sub-blogs. You can follow it here. Same goes for our Facebook page which you...

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The Abortion Post I Didn’t Plan to Write

Sometimes the inertia of public discourse is simply too hard to resist… Ross Douthat asks, “What Reduces Abortion Rates?” Specifically, Douthat is tackling the claim that better access to contraception and legal abortion reduces abortion...

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